The Bow in Calgary and CCTV Headquarters in Beijing are among the world's best new high-rise projects, according to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat. 

July 10, 2013

Al Khatem Tower


Location: Abu Dhabi
Height: 509 feet
Function: Office
Completed: 2012
Building Team
Owner/Developer: Mubadala Real Estate & Infrastructure
Design Architect: Goettsch Partners
Structural Engineer: Oger International
MEP Engineer: Oger International
Project Manager: Mubadala Real Estate & Infrastructure
Main Contractor: Oger Abu Dhabi

The Shard


Location: London
Height: 1004 feet
Function: Mixed use (residential, office, hotel)
Completed: 2013
Building Team
Owner: London Bridge Quarter Ltd
Developer: Sellar Property Group
Design Architect: Renzo Piano Building Workshop
Associate Architect: Adamson Associates
Structural Engineer: WSP Group
MEP Engineer: Arup
Project Manager: Turner & Townsend
Main Contractor: Mace
Material Suppliers: Permasteelisa Group
Other Consultants: RWDI, KONE, Dow Corning Corporation, AECOM

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